Research Projects:

2020-2021:

Mathematical models for COVID-19 epidemiology: assessing risks and control measures

Basque Government Funding for COVID-19 projects

2019-2021:

MULTIscale modeling with applications in QUANTitative bioscience (MULTIQUANT)

Financed by National Research Agency (Agencia Estatal de Investigación)

Grant Agreement Number: RTI2018-093416-B-I00

Role: Project team member (performing the Project)

2019-2020:

On the Origin of Complex Dynamics in Multi-strain Models: Insights for Public Health Intervention Measures (COMPLEXDYNAMICS-PHIM)

Financed by European Commission H2020 in the framework Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

Grant Agreement Number: 792494

Role: Fellow (elaboration and performing the Project)

2017-2021:

European Network of Vaccine Adjuvants

Financed by European Commission in the framework European Cooperation in Science & Technology

Grant Agreement Number: CA16231

Role: MC Member

2012-2016:

Dengue Research Framework for Resisting Epidemics in Europe (DENFREE)

Financed by European Commission in the framework FP7

Grant Agreement Number: 282378

Role: Co-PI of WP4 (elaboration and performing the Project)

2012-2015:

Dynamics and Applications

Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal, in the framework Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains

Grant Agreement Number:121107

Role: Project team member (elaboration and performing the Project)

2010-2013:

Dynamics of epidemiological spreading

Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal, in the framework Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains

Grant Agreement Number: 115168

Role: Project team member (elaboration and performing the Project)

2008-2012:

Rich dynamics in multi-strain models: non-linear dynamics and deterministic chaos in dengue fever epidemiology (PhD Project)

Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal

Grant Agreement Number: SFRH/BD/36413/2007

Role: PhD Student (elaboration and performing the Project)

2006-2008:

Reinfection Threshold and the Management of Recurrent Infections

Financed by European Commission in the framework Marie Curie Excellence Grants

Grant Agreement Number:14338

Role: Project team member (performing the Project)

2004-2006:

Standardizing the pure IgM diagnostic test of dengue fever

Financed by Ezequiel Dias Foundation, Brazil

Role: PI (elaboration and performing the Project)

2003-2004:

Comparative Evaluation of Four Dengue Immunodiagnosis Kits, Using Capture of IgM Antibodies Methodology (Undergraduate Project)

Financed by Ezequiel Dias Foundation, Brazil

Role: Undergrad Student (elaboration and performing the Project)

Prizes and Awards:

2018

Individual Fellowship in the framework of “Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions” / European Comission H2020.

Position in the framework of “ Scientific Employment Stimulus 2017” / Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT.

Position in the framework of “Ikerbasque Fellowship 2018” / Basque Foundation for Science.

Position in the framework of European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET), EU-track /European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence Award.

2017

Post- Doctoral Researcher Position at Centre for Mathematics and Applications, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University of Lisbon./ Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT 

2013

Position in the framework of Investigador FCT / Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT.

2012-2016

Post- Doctoral Researcher Position at Dengue research Framework for Resisting Epidemics in Europe (DENFREE) /European Union; DENFREE EU-Project FP7

2008-2012

PhD Fellowship / Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT 

2006-2008

Team Member in a Marie Curie Excellence Grant / Marie Curie Excellence Grants – European Commission.

Travel grants awarded:

2019

Grant for attending the 10th DSABNS, Napoli, Italy.

Grant for attending a Special Session on Mathematical Biology, Heidelberg, Germany.

Grant to visit BCAM, Basque Country – Spain.

2018

Grant for attending the 9th DSABNS, Torino, Italy.

2017

Grant for attending the IUIS-Brazil Advanced Vaccine Course, São Paulo, Brazil Faculdade de Medicina de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Grant for attending the School of Advanced Science in Arbovirology, São Paulo, Brazil Faculdade de Medicina de São José do Rio Preto (FAMERP), São Paulo, Brazil.

2016

Grant for attending 5th PANDENGUE MEETING, Panamá.

2015

Grant for attending NimBios Investigative Workshop “Malaria-Leishmaniasis Co-Infection”, USA.

Grant for attending LEXEM Scientific Workshop, Italy.

2013

Grant for attending NimBios Investigative Workshop “Modeling Dengue Fever”, USA.

Scientific events organization grants awarded:

  • ESMTB Financial support for DSABNS Conference organization / European Society of Mathematics and Theoretical Biology – ESMTB (2018, 2019, 2020).
  • Publishers Financial support for ECMTB 2018 Conference organization / Springer, Wiley, MPDI, PloS, Elsevier, EMS, Oxford University Press (2018).
  • CIM Financial support for Workshop DSABNS organization / International Center for Mathematics – CIM (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).
  • FACC Financial support for the yearly  DSABNS organization / Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT (2010, 2015, 2016).

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